The reason why the white tiger has a white coat is caused by a single change in a known pigment gene, a new study finds.
Facts About White Tigers
White tigers have a dark brown or a reddish brown strip on their snow-white body. Some white tigers have no strips but are very rare. White Bengal Tigers have pink noses and paw pads. Male Bengal Tigers are around nine and a half feet long and weigh around 480 pounds. Female Bengal Tigers are around eight feet long and weigh around 300 pounds.
The white tigers eyes has the power of night vision, which makes the white tigers terrifying creatures and hunters of the night. Their weight can reach up to five hundred pounds, making them one of the largest animals in the world.
The White tigers roar can be heard from over two miles away. Tigers use their urine to separate boundaries. Tigers are like cats in the way that they both communicate by body scents. Tigers greet one another by rubbing their faces and checks on each other.
The White Bengal tiger has a tail to keep the tiger balanced when it jumps up on a low branch or in swimming.
White Siberian Tiger
White tigers, like most other types of tigers, hunt together in groups or packs. They travel in packs because it is easier for them to hunt prey for food. They need as much food as they can get because they have large stomachs to fill, and they are capable of eating almost one hundred pounds a day. A specific characteristic of tigers is that they like to bring their food close to water. Tigers have a specific way of dining as they like to dine and drink water at the same time.
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There are only around 200 of the white tigers left in the world. White tigers are an Asian species, found from the frozen tundra of the Soviet Far East, south to the humid jungles of Malaya and Indonesia, and west to the hot, hardwood forests of India. There are five living subspecies; three others are already extinct. Current estimates put the world population of wild tigers at about 5,000-7,000, the most numerous race being the Bengal race, distributed among some 18 tiger reserves and sanctuaries of India (and a half-dozen in Nepal and Bangladesh), accounting for over two-thirds of all wild tigers.
Tigers are a protected species all over the world. Even though it’s completely illegal to hunt them people are still slaying these majestic creatures.
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